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Geoscience Department News: December 2012

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Hovan Shares Paleoceanographic Research Results From Line Islands Ridge Sediments

Geoscience professor Steve Hovan coauthored a presentation entitled “Sediments on the Line Islands Ridge Provides a Suitable Archive for Paleoceanographic Research” at the American Geophysical Union’s fall 2012 meeting.

Posted on 12/13/2012 2:42:08 PM

Energy Sustainability Team Awarded Strategic Initiatives Funding

The Energy Sustainability Team, comprising faculty from the Departments of Geoscience, Geography and Safety Sciences, has received Strategic Initiatives funding from President Michael Driscoll for "Engaging and Educating Shale Gas Partners: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Understanding our Shale Gas Industry."

Posted on 12/10/2012 10:06:01 AM

Geoscience Undergraduate Presents Research at National Meeting

W. David Watkins recently presented the results of his research at the Northern Snake River Range at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America, held November 4–7 in Charlotte, NC.

Posted on 12/6/2012 1:38:51 PM

Hovan to Serve on National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship Program Review Panel

Steve Hovan, Geoscience Department, was selected to serve on the review panel selecting this year's National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships.

Posted on 12/3/2012 4:10:58 PM

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